It's my pleasure to inform the leadership forum that Karen Franklin, a past
chair of IAJGS and a co-chair of the Board of Governors of Jewishgen Inc.
has been honoured with this award.
"The Board of Directors of ICOM-US has voted to confer upon Karen Franklin
the 2012 ICOM-US International Service Citation, in recognition of her years
of contributions to international cooperation among museums and scholars in
the field of Holocaust-era property restitution.
ICOM-US is the American National Committee of the International Council of
Museums. The Citation is the highest honor of ICOM-US. The award was
presented in Minneapolis this week at the Annual Meeting of the American
Association of Museums."
We congratulate her , Mazal Tov!
Karen is not only an outstanding genealogist but her work epitomises the
larger significance of Jewish Genealogy in a broader, international
This is undoubtedly an outstanding achievement.